February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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November 30, 2012

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has ended her hunger strike on 4 December 2012 after the travel ban on her 13-year old daughter was lifted by Iran’s judiciary. She requires medical care...

November 30, 2012

An environmental journalist has received a death threat after publicly condemning the environmental impacts of opencast mining and illegal logging in Honduras.

November 28, 2012

Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi was sentenced to 4 months in prison for demonstrating peacefully. He is a prisoner of conscience. Two other demonstrators were killed by Israeli security forces....

November 9, 2012

On 17 September, shopkeeper Muhammad Yassin Al Hamwi was released after being acquitted. His acquaintance Abd al-Akram al-Sakka is still detained in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance....